THOMAS BJORN NEWS

Bjorn returns to Ryder Cup as a player

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) Thomas Bjorn has been a strong presence for Europe in the Ryder Cup having been part of five winning teams. This year is a big change for the 43-year-old Dane. He actually gets to play. Bjorn is back in action for the first time in 12 years. The last time he was in the Ryder Cup as a player, Paul McGinley was a rookie who made the winning putt for Europe...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Shy Dubuisson is Europe's mystery man at Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) Plucking two outrageous shots from the cactus for par saves in the Match Play Championship final in February thrust Victor Dubuisson into golf's global consciousness. Gary Player said he hadn't seen anything like it in 60 years in the sport. Nick Faldo compared him to Seve Ballesteros. Dubuisson, despite losing the final to Jason Day, briefly was...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

European Tour: Joost Luiten leads Wales Open by 1 after 1st round

Joost Luiten birdied seven of his last 10 holes to grab a one-shot lead in the first round of the Wales Open at Celtic Manor on Thursday. Luiten parred his opening eight holes before storming up the leaderboard with a 6-under-par 65 on the Twenty-Ten course. Of Europe's four Ryder Cup players in the field, Jamie Donaldson shot a quiet 1-under 70, Thomas Bjorn birdied the 18th...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Made in Denmark: Warren joins Dredge in lead after 3rd round

  Scotland's Marc Warren mastered strong winds to shoot a 5-under 66 on Saturday and join Bradley Dredge of Wales in a share of the lead after the third round of Made in Denmark. Warren surged 12 places up the leaderboard to sit tied with Dredge on 6-under 207, three shots ahead of Garteh Maybin of Northern Ireland and England's Simon Wakefield. Dredge, a two-time winner...
Via AP on Fox
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Made in Denmark: Dredge atop leaderboard, Wakefield, Bjorn follow

  Wales' Bradley Dredge topped the Made in Denmark leaderboard on Friday, with England's Simon Wakefield in second and Dane Thomas Bjorn, who aims to secure a spot in Europe's Ryder Cup team, tied in third. Dredge holds a four-shot lead over Wakefield after a three-under-par 68 second round that saw him birdie four of his last six holes. ''I'm delighted with...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bjorn, Dredge atop of lead before suspension

AALBORG, Denmark (AP) Denmark's Thomas Bjorn boosted his chances of securing a spot in Europe's Ryder Cup team by remaining atop of the Made in Denmark leaderboard on Friday before a lightning threat temporarily halted proceedings on the second day. Bjorn together with Wales' Bradley Dredge made their way to the clubhouse having leveled par for the day. The Dane played...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bjorn shares early lead at Made in Denmark

AALBORG, Denmark (AP) Thomas Bjorn shot a 5-under 66 to share the lead midway through the first round of the Made in Denmark event Thursday, boosting his chances of securing a place in Europe's Ryder Cup team. Playing in his home tournament, Bjorn made five birdies and did not drop a shot in gusty conditions. He is tied for first place with Felipe Aguilar of Chile and Bradley...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Movers and Losers - RBC Canadian Open

Rory's back, with two wins in six starts, and, after sliding as low as 11th in the World Rankings, he's up to second. The golf world seems to be as close to normal now as it has been all year, with McIlroy's third major, Tiger back and making cuts (though not quite competing), and Phil Mickelson demonstrating that he's still got something in the gas tank after a slow...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

9 Weird & Wild Open Championship Moments

Every year golf fans are treated to a major that features what many call the purest form of the game: the Open Championship. Stormy winds, pouring rain and waist-high rough are just a few of the unique challenges seen at this major championship. Players are tested in a variety of ridiculous ways, leading to some of the most memorable – and sometimes forgettable – moments in golf...
Via Back9Network
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

A chance to start over in Match Play

It's easy to love the format at the Match Play Championship on Tuesday. Opinions can change quickly Wednesday on the way out the door. Thomas Bjorn flew halfway around the world to La Costa in 2005 just to play 13 holes. He took the next year off with a neck injury, then came all the way to Arizona in 2007 and again lasted only 13 holes. Tiger Woods won three times. And then...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bjorn eyeing another Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup is a long way away but not in the mind of Thomas Bjorn. It's right there in the back. Victory in his first tournament of the new season, at the Nedbank Challenge in Sun City a month ago, has him lying second in Europe's Ryder Cup standings, and a little excited already that he could qualify as a player for the first time in 12 years. But Bjorn insists he&...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bjorn rallies to win Nedbank Challenge over Donaldson, Garcia

Thomas Bjorn carved out two eagles in his last nine holes, one brilliant and one a little lucky, to come from behind and win the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Sunday, closing with a 65 for 20-under overall and a two-shot victory. Overnight leader Jamie Donaldson of Wales wasted a three-shot advantage with a final-round 70 and tied for second with Sergio Garcia (65). Bjorn's sweet...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Day wins World Cup of Golf at Royal Melbourne

Jason Day made a seven-foot par-saving putt on the 16th hole and held off a faltering Thomas Bjorn to win the World Cup and secure his first tournament win in nearly three years. Day had a 70 at Royal Melbourne on Sunday for a 10-under total of 274, two strokes ahead of Denmark's Bjorn, who finished with a 71 after two late bogeys. Day's last tournament victory came at...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Day wins World Cup of Golf at Royal Melbourne

Jason Day made a seven-foot par-saving putt on the 16th hole and held off a faltering Thomas Bjorn to win the World Cup and secure his first tournament win in nearly three years. Day had a 70 at Royal Melbourne on Sunday for a 10-under total of 274, two strokes ahead of Denmark's Bjorn, who finished with a 71 after two late bogeys. Day's last tournament victory came at...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Thomas Bjorn inches ahead halfway through World Cup of Golf

Thomas Bjorn of Denmark maintained his patience around a tricky Royal Melbourne on Friday to shoot a 3-under-par 68 and take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the World Cup. Bjorn, who had a 36-hole total of 8-under 134, made a testing 6-foot putt to save par on the 16th and a birdie on the 17th before bogeying the final hole after a misjudged approach shot. American Kevin...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Streelman, Bjorn tied for early lead

Representing the United States for the first time and making his first trip to Australia, Kevin Streelman wasn't over-awed by a tough Royal Melbourne golf course on Thursday. Streelman birdied five of the first six holes on the back nine before making bogey on two of the final three to share the first round lead at the World Cup with Thomas Bjorn at 5-under 66. K.J. Choi, Martin...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Streelman, Bjorn tied for lead at World Cup

Kevin Streelman and Thomas Bjorn shot 5-under 66s Thursday to share the lead after the first day of the World Cup. Streelman birdied five of six holes on the back nine at Royal Melbourne, but the American then finished with two late bogeys. K.J. Choi, Martin Laird and Stuart Manley were tied for third, one stroke behind Streelman and Bjorn. Another American, Matt Kuchar, had four...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Streelman, Bjorn tied for lead in rough conditions at World Cup

Representing the United States for the first time and making his first trip to Australia, Kevin Streelman wasn't over-awed by a tough Royal Melbourne golf course on Thursday. Streelman birdied five of the first six holes on the back nine before making bogey on two of the final three to share the first-round World Cup lead with Thomas Bjorn of Denmark, both shooting 5-under-par...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Three-way lead at Turkish Open

Tiger Woods bogeyed his last hole to finish the rain-delayed first round at 2-under 70 in the Turkish Open on Friday, leaving him six shots behind leaders Henrik Stenson, Darren Fichardt and Thomas Bjorn. Most of the field was up early to complete the round after the start on Thursday was delayed by rain. Woods got up even earlier to watch television coverage of Stanford's 26...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

3-way lead after first round of Turkish Open

Tiger Woods bogeyed his last hole to finish at 2-under-par 70 and six shots behind first-round leaders Henrik Stenson, Darren Fichardt and Thomas Bjorn in the Turkish Open on Friday. Most of the field was up early to complete the round, after the start on Thursday was delayed by rain. Woods rose even earlier to catch his Stanford alma mater beat Oregon in college football. Resuming...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

3-way lead after first round of Turkish Open

Tiger Woods bogeyed his last hole to finish at 2-under-par 70 and six shots behind first-round leaders Henrik Stenson, Darren Fichardt and Thomas Bjorn in the Turkish Open on Friday. Most of the field was up early to complete the round, after the start on Thursday was delayed by rain. Woods rose even earlier to catch his Stanford alma mater beat Oregon in college football. Resuming...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

3-way lead after first round of Turkish Open

Tiger Woods bogeyed his last hole to finish at 2-under-par 70 and six shots behind first-round leaders Henrik Stenson, Darren Fichardt and Thomas Bjorn in the Turkish Open on Friday. Most of the field was up early to complete the round, after the start on Thursday was delayed by rain. Woods rose even earlier to catch his Stanford alma mater beat Oregon in college football. Resuming...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

3-way lead after first round of Turkish Open

Tiger Woods bogeyed his last hole to finish at 2-under-par 70 and six shots behind first-round leaders Henrik Stenson, Darren Fichardt and Thomas Bjorn in the Turkish Open on Friday. Most of the field was up early to complete the round, after the start on Thursday was delayed by rain. Woods rose even earlier to catch his Stanford alma mater beat Oregon in college football. Resuming...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

3-way lead after first round of Turkish Open

Tiger Woods bogeyed his last hole to finish at 2-under-par 70 and six shots behind first-round leaders Henrik Stenson, Darren Fichardt and Thomas Bjorn in the Turkish Open on Friday. Most of the field was up early to complete the round, after the start on Thursday was delayed by rain. Woods rose even earlier to catch his Stanford alma mater beat Oregon in college football. Resuming...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Continental Europe lead B&I in Seve Trophy

Continental Europe made a solid start in the Seve Trophy by opening up a two-point lead against Britain & Ireland after the opening-day fourballs on Thursday. Europe, which lost the last six meetings and is trying to win the trophy for the first time since the inaugural contest in 2000, won three of the five pairings on a day of mixed weather conditions. Nicolas Colsaerts and...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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